October 15, 2009 DO 106, s. 2009 – Amendment to Section 3.1 Chapter III of DECS Service Manual
Directors of Services/Centers and Heads of Units
Schools Division /City Superintendents
Heads, Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
All Others Concerned
- Pursuant to Republic Act No. 7798 entitled “An Act Amending Section 25 of Batas Pambansa Blg. 232”, otherwise known as the Education Act of 1982, Section 3.1, Chapter III of DECS Service Manual 2000 is hereby amended, as follows:Section 3. Establishment of Private Schools
3.1 The establishment of a private school, including the branch school or extension class, shall be subject to the prior approval of the Department pursuant to the provisions of the 1987 Constitution, Act No. 2796, as amended; the Education Act of 1982; and other education-related or applicable laws. Provided, however, that any private school to be established must incorporate as either a non-stock or a stock educational corporation in accordance with the provision of the Corporation Code of the Philippines, and provided, further, that the requirement of incorporation may be waived by the Department in the case of a family-administered school offering pre-elementary school education program.
- Immediate dissemination of and compliance with this Order is directed.
References: DepEd Memorandum: Nos. 89 and 226, s. 1999
Allotment: 1- -(D.O. 50-97)
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